Memorial Day celebrations span Lake Country

Published on: 5/19/2009


"Poetic Captured Reflections" and "Soulful Inspirations": May 22-25, Lakes Gallery of Fine Art, N76 W31428 Highway V V, North Lake. Collaborations of artists Anne Wall and Holly Kallie with poet Christina M. R. Norcross, 262-966-1804,

Annual Student Exhibit:(through May 22), Fine Arts Center Gallery, Southview Hall, UW-Waukesha, 1500 N. University Drive, Waukesha. 262-521-5445.

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats, photo essay by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio: (through Aug. 16), Marceil Pultorak Atrium Gallery, Carroll University, 238 N. East Ave., Waukesha. 262-524-7192.

Images and Shapes: James Mlaker and Kathryn Rambo: (through May), Village Centre, Purloin Studio, W164 N8859 Mill St., Menomonee Falls. 262-255-9090.

Joseph Ralston: Inspired Across the Cultures:(through May), Stanford Art Gallery, N88 W16475 Main St., Menomonee Falls. Sculptural art by Joseph Ralston, 262-255-7880.

Margie Premia, natural jewelry: (through Aug. 2), River’s End Gallery, 380 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-896-8875,

Original Oils on Canvas: (through June 1), The Gilded Edge, 13475 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove. 262-782-2803.

Runs With Scissors: May 22-25, Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-542-1522.

Stills: Courtney Stevens and Lindsey May: (through June 27), Taylor’s People’s Park, 337 W. Main St., Waukesha. Waukesha South High School graduates Lindsey May and Courtney Stevens will display their work, 262-522-6868.

The Haute Habit: Lynn Gaffey, wearable art and home decor: (through May 31), Almont Gallery, 342 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-542-1522.

What I Have Noticed Along the Way: Larry Schultz, paintings; William Schuele, sculpture: (through June 28), Griffin Gallery, 133 E. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-567-1826.

Author Visits

Michael Perry: 7 p.m. May 22, Oconomowoc Arts Center, East Forest Street, at the high school, Oconomowoc. The author of "Coop: A Year of Poultry, Pigs, and Parenting,"


Tommy Gimler: 8:30 p.m. May 22, Dawn’s Trolley Pub, W29 S10794 Phantom Woods Road, Mukwonago. Ages 21 and up are invited to a comedy performance by the 1996 graduate of Mukwonago High School. 262-363-3132.


Shrine Circus: 4:30 and 7 p.m. May 22, Arena, Waukesha County Exposition Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Free parking, food and concessions available, $16 adults, $12 children 12 and under, 262-896-8490.

Bingo: 7 and 8 p.m. May 23, Alberte Center, Queen of Apostles Catholic School, 449 W. Wisconsin Ave., Pewaukee. $1,000 in prizes for each session.

Used Book Sale: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23, Delafield Chamber of Commerce, 421 Main St., Delafield. In conjunction with the Delafield Farmers Market, 262-646-8100,

Weekend Food Drive: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 23-24, Yerke Frog Alley Greenhouse, S14 W33879 Highway 18, Wales; and S79 W28995 Frog Alley Road, Mukwonago. Bring in two or more canned or packaged food items and receive a free potted tomato plant. 262-363-7556.

Farmers Markets

Delafield Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 23, Delafield city parking lot, Main Street, east of the Fish Hatchery, Delafield.

Oconomowoc Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon May 23, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 210 Pleasant St., Oconomowoc.

Waukesha Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon May 23, Riverfront Plaza, between Broadway and Barstow, Waukesha.


Grilling 2 Give: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 22, Oconomowoc High School south parking lot, 641 E. Forest St., Oconomowoc. Grilled food and live music to benefit a local family’s medical expenses, 262-560-3100 Ext. 3299.

Senior Citizen Breakfast: 8 a.m. May 22, Lake Country School, 1800 Vettelson Road, Hartland. Senior citizens in the Lake Country School District are invited.

Corn & Brat Roast: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 23-24; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 25, East Troy Village Square, Main St. and Church St., East Troy. Food, live music and a community-wide rummage sale.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade: 1 to 3 p.m. May 22, St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy parade field, 1101 Genesee St., Delafield.

Veterans Festival: 4 to 11 p.m. May 22; noon to 11 p.m. May 23-24; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 25, Village Park, 325 Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. Carnival rides, food, refreshments and music.

Memorial Day Service: 1 p.m. May 24, Genesee Town Park, S42 W31800 Depot Road, Genesee. The Genesee VFW Post 5270 will host a ceremony at the War Memorial followed by refreshments.

Memorial Day Brat Fry: 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 25, St. John’s United Church of Christ, N67-W28321 Sussex Road, Merton. The public is invited for food and family fun activities, 262-538-1912.

Memorial Day Parade: 10 a.m. May 25, from Pewaukee High School to St. Mary’s Church. Sponsored by the American Legion Post 71.

Memorial Day Parade: 10 a.m. May 25, Fireman’s Park, Merton. Area families, civic groups and organizations are invited to decorate floats, bikes, trikes, baby buggies and wagons and join in the parade.

Memorial Day Presentations: 9 a.m. May 25, Three Pillars Compass Point, 375 Highway 67, Dousman; 9:50 a.m., Masonic Health Care Complex, 400 N. Main St., Dousman; 10:15 a.m., Bark River Bridge, Main Street, Dousman; 11 a.m., ceremony and main presentation followed by picnic at the pavilion, Cory Park Memorial, Main St., Dousman. Sponsored by The Dousman American Legion Post 405.

Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club Memorial Day Show: 5:30 p.m. May 25, Pewaukee Beach. The theme is “Pirates of Pewaukee Bay”. 414-350-8713.


"Growing Seasons, an American Farm Family at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century":10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 22-23, Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum, 101 W. Main St., Waukesha. Artwork and artifacts depicting farm experiences and family life in the early 1900s, $5 adults, $4 seniors, $3 students, children under 6 free, 262-521-2859,

Guided Tours, Exhibits and Special Events: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 22-25, Octagon House Museum, 919 Charles St., Watertown. 920-261-2796.

Ten Chimneys Estate Tours: (through Nov. 14), S43 W31575 Depot Road, Genesee Depot, 262-968-4110,

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition: (through May 25), Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. 414-278-2728,


"Out the Door and Innuendo" with Leslie Fitzwater and Paula Foley: 8 p.m. May 22-23; 2 p.m. May 24, Studio Theater, Sunset Playhouse, 800 Elm Grove Road, Elm Grove. Duo performs songs that say what they mean by not meaning what they say, $10, 262-782-4430.


Morning Bird Hikes: 7 to 8:30 a.m. May 22, Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. Explore habitats, welcome back spring migrants, and check on year-round residents, $1 per person, 262-896-8007,

"Dark Matter": 1 p.m. May 23, Charles Z. Horwitz Planetarium, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha. An investigation on dark matter or dark energy, $4 adult, $3 children and seniors, 262-896-8423.

Spring Bird Hikes: 7 to 9 a.m. May 24, Kettle Moraine State Forest, Lapham Peak, W329-N846 Highway C, Delafield. Dress for weather, bring field guides and binoculars, 262-646-3025.


Ed Franks as Frank Sinatra: 8 p.m.-midnight May 22, Twist ’n Olive, 2730 Hillside Drive, Delafield. 262-646-5483.

Karaoke Idol: 9 p.m. May 22, Club Indigo, Olympia Resort & Conference Center, 1350 Royale Mile Road, Oconomowoc. Weekly prizes and a grand prize every 6 months, 262-369-4990.

Marcell: 7 p.m. May 22, Butler Inn, 742 Glacier Road, Pewaukee. 262-691-0840.

Tomm Lehnigk: 7:30 p.m. May 22, Williams Supper Club, S76-W17745 Janesville Road, Muskego. 262-679-2990.

Xeno, Rachal, Tommy Greywolf and No Strings: 9 p.m. to midnight May 22, Thunder Bay Grille, N14-W24130 Tower Place, Pewaukee. 262-523-4244,

John Criston Widule, Kent Niemi and Conga Mark Bryan:8 p.m. May 23, Twist ’n Olive, 2730 Hillside Drive, Delafield. 262-646-5483.

Maple Road Blues Band: 9 p.m. May 23, Arriba Mexican Restaurant, 4753 N. 124th St., Butler. 262-783-7630.

Men of Constant Sorrow: 9:30 p.m. May 23, Delafield Brewhaus, 3832 Hillside Drive, Delafield. 262-646-7821.

Shakedown:9 p.m. to midnight May 23, I-94 and Highway J, Thunder Bay Grille, N14-W24130 Tower Place, Pewaukee. 262-523-4244,

Sharon Schmidt, Steve Lewandowski and George Welland: 7:30 p.m. May 23, The Delafield Hotel, 415 Genesee St., Delafield. 262-646-1600.


Adult Open Skating: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 22, Naga-Waukee Ice Arena, 2946 Golf Road, I-94 and Highway 83, Delafield. For adults age 18 and older, Admission: $5.50 adults, $4 seniors; skate rental: $2.50,


"42nd Street":8 p.m. May 22; 2 and 8 p.m. May 23; 2 p.m. May 24, Waukesha Civic Theatre, 264 W. Main St., Waukesha. 262-547-0708.

"Charlotte’s Web": 7 p.m. May 22-23; 2 p.m. May 24, Oconomowoc Arts Center, East Forest Street, at the high school, Oconomowoc. Presented by the Silver Lake Intermediate School drama club, $8 adults, $5 students,